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On the Quest for Healthy Carbs, the Debate Continues: Should We or Shouldn’t We Eat Grains?

August 20th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger

Comfort foods get their generalized nickname for obvious reasons; we reach for certain foods, namely those carb-heavy foods like sweets, fried foods, breads, and pasta, when we’re feeling stressed, depressed, or even under the weather. We may also reach for them when we’re feeling especially good, comforting ourselves through the jitteriness of a budding new romance, a new job, a long overdue vacation. But that word "carbs" often comes to mean only those unhealthy indulgences, not taking into account healthy carbs like fruit and whole grains


Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution – Book Review

November 4th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

Growing grains locally, whether on a backyard scale or on nearby farms, improves the economic situation of the local community and provides stability in the local food supply. Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution shows how groups have come together to grow, harvest, mill, and sell local grains and lists positive steps to start your own local grain movement


Eat More Whole Grains: The Basics

January 4th, 2013 | by Mary Gerush

In 2013, I resolve to eat more whole grains! This is the first in a series of posts I plan to write about whole grains. Keep reading to learn with me and find delightful ways to prepare this healthy food


Top Ten Grains According to Readers – Vote Now!

November 1st, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman

Eating a variety of grains is a great way to add fiber to your diet. Grains like farro, wheat berries, brown rice, and quinoa are healthy and delicious alternatives to overrefined carbohydrates. What's your favorite grain? Vote now!



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